Monthly Archives: August 2011

Sidewalk Vigil for John T. Williams – One Year Later Memorial – 8/30/2011

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Scholar Warriors

“The society that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting by fools.” — Thucydides

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One Year Anniversary of the Shooting of John T. Williams – It’s time to throw off this Empire

From AI/AN ATS Love, prayers and blessings to the family of John T. Williams. We cannot bring your loved one back. No one can. We can demand justice, but even if criminal charges were brought against Officer Ian Birk, it … Continue reading

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You’re Going To Hear About This: Frank Johnson, Louis Shotridge, and Civil Rights

A great piece by good friend, Ishmael Hope. It really opens a window into the world the Tlingit leaders during the time of our civil rights movement. Of particular interest to me is an explanation of what was going on … Continue reading

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More on Resilient Villages

From American Indian/Alaska Native ATS More wisdom on creating resilient communities that will stand the test of time from one of my favorite thinkers, John Robb of Global Guerrillas. In Indian Country, we should be looking toward or traditional clan … Continue reading

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Energy Independence through a DIY ethos and Tlingit village design

Given that our communities face some of the highest energy costs in the country, we should be focusing on energy independence and energy efficiency. Here is how one German village did it, but it doesn’t even need to be this … Continue reading

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Indigenous Resilience

Resilience (English) from LifeMosaic on Vimeo. Being resilient, surviving global climate change, protecting our natural resources, and thriving means embracing our tribal identity, returning to a tribal or clan system of law, and returning to a tribal or clan system … Continue reading

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Tribe Schooled

From AI/AN ATS We need to go back to true tribal schooling. In the non Native world, they may call what I am talking about “home schooling,” but our model has always been a little different; something I’d like to … Continue reading

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NO CHARGERS FOR OFFICER IAN BIRK

John T. Williams was gunned downed on the streets of Seattle on August 30, 2010. His killer, Ian Birk, gave the 50 year old, partially deaf man carrying a 3 inch pocket knife approximately 5 seconds to drop his knife … Continue reading

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Be a Warrior

Our movement needs warriors. Here’s one of many ways you can transform yourself into one. Start training your body and eating good food. I suggest going primal. It’s about as close to a traditional Tlingit diet and exercise as you … Continue reading

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